Tuesday, January 5

How to Persuade an Alzheimer's Driver to Stop Driving


Watch Teepa Snow demonstrate respectful, compassionate ways to help someone with Alzheimer's to stop wanting to drive.

This video clip is an excerpt of "Progression of Dementia: Seeing Gems - Not Just Loss", a 2 hour training DVD for Alzheimer's/Dementia Caregivers, with Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA.

Know which stage of dementia your loved one or patient experiences to customize your caregiving techniques. In "Progression of Dementia", a 2 hour training program, Teepa Snow explains the appropriate levels of care needed during different stages of dementia, which types of behaviors to expect, appropriate activity programs and much more.

- why patients in later stages can't relax their muscles and how to safely handle them to avoid bruising
- how to reduce the risk of falls
- how to safeguard your relationship with the patient during the disease
- how to reduce unwanted behaviors by controlling the environment and effectively shifting their focus
- about appropriate activities (for an in depth activity program also see "Filling the Day with Meaning")

"Progression of Dementia: Seeing Gems - Not Just Loss" is presented by The Pines Education Institute of SW Florida and facilitated by Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA.

The Pines Education Insitute is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing education, outreach programs, support, resources and counseling to family members and geriatric caregivers

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